SCOTUS-Prop 8: Early reactions from Tuesday's gay-marriage arguments.

SCOTUS Appears Wary of Sweeping Gay-Rights Ruling

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March 26 2013 12:05 PM

SCOTUS Speculation: Early Analysis Suggests Court Wary of Sweeping Gay-Rights Ruling

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Pro and anti gay marriage activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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Slate will have more coverage of today's Supreme Court hearing on Prop. 8 in a bit, but here are the early reactions from those who watched this morning's arguments in Washington.

This should go without saying, but just to be safe: Early analysis is just that, all the more so because it's coming in over Twitter. Court watchers and the media often read too much into oral arguments (see: Obamacare), so we won't know anything for sure until the court issues its decision later this year.

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Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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